Pickton-Pine Forest gets new station after 70 years

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Still ‘rock n’ rolls’ even without facilities

  • The Pickton-Pine Forest station under construction during the month of July. The VFD hopes it will be finished in early August. Courtesy/ Mark Sustaire
    The Pickton-Pine Forest station under construction during the month of July. The VFD hopes it will be finished in early August. Courtesy/ Mark Sustaire
PICKTON—The July heat is sweltering, but that doesn’t stop Pickton-Pine Forest from putting in hard labor on the volunteer fire department’s new headquarters. Located in Pine Forest, the station has been gutted down to the steel beams and completely reassembled by Chief. Trey Thompson and the volunteer fire department’s crew and community members. Thompson believes the original station was over…

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